Tag archive for ‘Scotland’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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Culture Secretary calls for freedom of movement

EU fundamental to continued development of creative sector. The Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop said earlier that it is crucial that freedom of movement within the EU is retained to ensure Scotland’s culture More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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A&E on target in June

June performance at 95.5%. The Scottish Government tell us that performance across Scotland’s accident and emergency departments was just above the 95% target during June. ISD Scotland have published monthly More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Concern over drop in EU student applications

Edinburgh, one of Scotland’s leading universities Scotland continues to be a destination for people applying to study at university according to the Minister for Employability and Training, Jamie Hepburn. Commenting More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Tourism boss makes pledge as Scotland remains must-visit destination

Sunsets and scenery, two of the factors keeping Scotland high in the global tourism market. Picture at Morton Fishings by Nigel Duncan VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, claims Scotland continues to More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Government welcomes new figures on positive destinations for university graduates

Higher Education Minister Shirley-Anne Somerville has welcomed the publication of new statistics showing 91 per cent of Scotland’s university graduates are going into positive destinations. Statistics released More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Extra nurse and midwife training places

Shona Robison An estimated 2,600 extra nursing and midwifery training places will be created over the next four years as part of wide-ranging measures to support and strengthen NHS Scotland’s workforce. The National More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Basketball Scotland lose their coach

basketballscotland announce today that Men’s National Performance Coach, Erik Olson, has taken the decision to depart the organisation to pursue a new coaching role in Denmark. Olson, who has worked hard since More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Official drug seizure figures published

Scotland’s Chief Statistician has published Drugs Seizures and Offender Characteristics for 2014-15 and 2015-16. The report provides information on drugs seized by Police Scotland in both periods and also includes More...

By John Knox On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Dark clouds over the buttercups A cycle ride through the corn and buttercup fields of Fife, the other day, reminded me of the real world, beyond the politics of Brexit and the shenanigans at Westminster.  Here More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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First Minister’s expenses for US trip released

The First Minister’s trip to the US interested The Edinburgh Reporter, particularly the second half of it, as she arrived in New York when I was already there for Tartan Week. I had the opportunity of following More...